The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1623 1792 1926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.63% 3.64% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.08% 13.31% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1556 1695
Average salary £40,357 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.91% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,600 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12412 13460 12040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.77% 27.35% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10663 11461 10323
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 356 £40,500 -10.98% 33
Croydon +23 29 £25,500 +2.00% 2
Canary Wharf +18 19 £65,000 +52.94%
Kingston Upon Thames +12 13 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Uxbridge +6 13 £39,500 +38.59%
Sidcup +7 12 £45,250 -16.10% 1
Bromley +20 11 £29,000 -22.66%
Chessington 0 11 £24,000 +12.94%
Wimbledon -1 10 £44,000 +47.89%
Docklands, London -4 10 - -
Ealing - 7 £60,000 -
Chiswick +6 5 £45,000 - 1
Rainham - 5 £32,500 -
Feltham - 4 £39,000 -
Wembley - 4 £41,750 - 1
Hounslow - 3 £34,500 -
Edgware +1 2 £27,250 +29.76%
Finchley -1 2 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Romford -2 2 £37,500 -
Beckenham -3 2 £42,500 +54.54%
Barnet -8 2 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Southall - 2 £25,000 -
Harrow +1 1 - - 1
Orpington +1 1 £30,000 +22.44%
Dagenham +1 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Enfield -1 1 £22,000 -32.30% 1
Twickenham -14 1 £35,000 -4.76%
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 2
Southwark - 1 £41,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 3387 (100.00%) Windows
2 1992 (58.81%) Active Directory
3 1915 (56.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1910 (56.39%) Microsoft
5 1801 (53.17%) VMware
6 1529 (45.14%) MS Exchange
7 1480 (43.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1204 (35.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1024 (30.23%) Citrix
10 957 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 924 (27.28%) SQL Server
12 906 (26.75%) Windows 7
13 894 (26.40%) MS Excel
14 818 (24.15%) Cisco
15 811 (23.94%) DNS
16 794 (23.44%) SQL
17 707 (20.87%) SAN
18 685 (20.22%) Finance
19 681 (20.11%) ITIL
20 679 (20.05%) Microsoft Certification
21 678 (20.02%) Firewall
22 653 (19.28%) MS Office
23 574 (16.95%) TCP/IP
24 561 (16.56%) Hyper-V
24 561 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2007
25 546 (16.12%) DHCP
26 545 (16.09%) Linux
27 502 (14.82%) MCSE
28 501 (14.79%) HP
29 498 (14.70%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1529 (45.14%) MS Exchange
2 957 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 561 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 498 (14.70%) IIS
5 392 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 355 (10.48%) SharePoint
7 259 (7.65%) Lync
8 242 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 203 (5.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 134 (3.96%) Apache
11 95 (2.80%) Tomcat
12 86 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 75 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 52 (1.54%) WorkSite
15 39 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
16 36 (1.06%) nginx
17 30 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
18 27 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
19 26 (0.77%) Apache Solr
20 17 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 894 (26.40%) MS Excel
2 653 (19.28%) MS Office
3 28 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.53%) MS Project
5 17 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.089%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.059%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.030%) InDesign
9 1 (0.030%) SPSS
9 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 54 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
4 9 (0.27%) SAP Business One
4 9 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 9 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.12%) Eikon
6 4 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.089%) assyst
8 2 (0.059%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.059%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.059%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.030%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.030%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.030%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.030%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 329 (9.71%) Office 365
2 158 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (1.56%) Mimecast
6 38 (1.12%) SaaS
7 32 (0.94%) IaaS
8 31 (0.92%) PaaS
9 21 (0.62%) Google Apps
10 20 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.12%) Google Drive
13 4 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.089%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (0.089%) Symantec.cloud
15 2 (0.059%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.059%) Datadog
15 2 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.030%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 811 (23.94%) DNS
2 707 (20.87%) SAN
3 678 (20.02%) Firewall
4 574 (16.95%) TCP/IP
5 546 (16.12%) DHCP
6 430 (12.70%) WAN
7 423 (12.49%) LAN
8 351 (10.36%) VPN
9 189 (5.58%) NAS
10 169 (4.99%) Internet
11 140 (4.13%) VLAN
12 133 (3.93%) iSCSI
13 128 (3.78%) VoIP
14 112 (3.31%) NetScaler
15 98 (2.89%) Wireless
16 77 (2.27%) MPLS
17 71 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
18 61 (1.80%) LDAP
19 58 (1.71%) HTTP
20 53 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 924 (27.28%) SQL Server
2 404 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 216 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 189 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 138 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 138 (4.07%) MySQL
6 99 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 70 (2.07%) MongoDB
8 60 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 50 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 44 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 37 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 22 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (0.56%) DTS
15 18 (0.53%) RDBMS
16 16 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (1.36%) TeamCity
2 43 (1.27%) Subversion
3 41 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 36 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 35 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (1.00%) Git (software)
7 16 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (0.32%) JIRA
8 11 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (0.27%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.24%) Facilita Forecast
10 8 (0.24%) Rational Performance Tester
10 8 (0.24%) MSBuild
10 8 (0.24%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.24%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.21%) MSI
11 7 (0.21%) Selenium
12 6 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 685 (20.22%) Finance
2 203 (5.99%) Law
3 189 (5.58%) Banking
4 129 (3.81%) Legal
5 115 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 109 (3.22%) Advertising
7 78 (2.30%) Financial Institution
8 76 (2.24%) Marketing
9 70 (2.07%) Back Office
10 61 (1.80%) Retail
11 32 (0.94%) Electronics
12 29 (0.86%) Front Office
12 29 (0.86%) Publishing
13 28 (0.83%) Investment Banking
14 27 (0.80%) Manufacturing
15 25 (0.74%) Games
16 19 (0.56%) Automotive
17 16 (0.47%) Billing
18 10 (0.30%) French Language
19 9 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 666 (19.66%) Analyst
2 517 (15.26%) Support Engineer
3 395 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 366 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 347 (10.25%) Administrator
6 269 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
7 252 (7.44%) IT Support
8 243 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
9 240 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 190 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
11 171 (5.05%) Consultant
12 135 (3.99%) Technical Support
13 132 (3.90%) Server Engineer
14 128 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 120 (3.54%) IT Support Analyst
16 102 (3.01%) Developer
17 100 (2.95%) Applications Support
18 96 (2.83%) DBA
19 94 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 88 (2.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (6.17%) .NET
2 93 (2.75%) Web Services
3 72 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 68 (2.01%) HTML
5 56 (1.65%) XML
6 43 (1.27%) CSS
7 34 (1.00%) Software Packaging
7 34 (1.00%) jQuery
8 28 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 26 (0.77%) Application Packaging
9 26 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (0.68%) CSS3
11 21 (0.62%) JSON
11 21 (0.62%) Ajax
12 20 (0.59%) COM
13 19 (0.56%) SOAP
13 19 (0.56%) HTML5
14 16 (0.47%) XSLT
15 15 (0.44%) Middleware
16 14 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 285 (8.41%) Blackberry
2 215 (6.35%) Clustering
3 213 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 182 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 145 (4.28%) Replication
6 120 (3.54%) Hedge funds
7 77 (2.27%) iPhone
8 76 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 58 (1.71%) Thin Client
9 58 (1.71%) Fat Client
10 33 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 31 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
12 30 (0.89%) iPad
13 29 (0.86%) CLARiiON
14 26 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 23 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.68%) 3D Printing
15 23 (0.68%) Mathematics
16 22 (0.65%) EqualLogic
16 22 (0.65%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3387 (100.00%) Windows
2 1915 (56.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1480 (43.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 906 (26.75%) Windows 7
5 545 (16.09%) Linux
6 413 (12.19%) Windows XP
7 411 (12.13%) Windows 8
8 138 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 136 (4.02%) Windows Vista
10 102 (3.01%) Mac OS X
11 98 (2.89%) CentOS
12 75 (2.21%) Android
13 67 (1.98%) UNIX
14 52 (1.54%) Debian
15 48 (1.42%) Solaris
16 46 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
17 44 (1.30%) Windows 2000
18 42 (1.24%) Ubuntu
18 42 (1.24%) Apple iOS
19 38 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (20.11%) ITIL
2 234 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 190 (5.61%) Migration
4 176 (5.20%) Service Delivery
5 146 (4.31%) Project Management
6 139 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
7 127 (3.75%) Service Management
8 123 (3.63%) CRM
9 107 (3.16%) Configuration Management
10 106 (3.13%) Load Balancing
11 102 (3.01%) DevOps
12 92 (2.72%) Problem Management
13 89 (2.63%) Change Control
14 88 (2.60%) Change Management
15 85 (2.51%) Time Management
16 80 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
16 80 (2.36%) Mentoring
17 76 (2.24%) Incident Management
18 75 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
19 74 (2.18%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 794 (23.44%) SQL
2 453 (13.37%) PowerShell
3 132 (3.90%) Perl
4 105 (3.10%) Java
5 102 (3.01%) T-SQL
6 98 (2.89%) C#
7 97 (2.86%) C
8 79 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 76 (2.24%) VBScript
9 76 (2.24%) Bash Shell
10 56 (1.65%) VB
11 53 (1.56%) Python
12 49 (1.45%) PHP
13 38 (1.12%) Ruby
14 29 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 20 (0.59%) VBA
16 17 (0.50%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.41%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.30%) AWK
19 9 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 679 (20.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 502 (14.82%) MCSE
3 401 (11.84%) Degree
4 303 (8.95%) MCITP
5 284 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
6 238 (7.03%) CCNA
7 220 (6.50%) MCSA
8 218 (6.44%) MCP
9 124 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 111 (3.28%) Security Cleared
11 110 (3.25%) MCTS
12 69 (2.04%) SC Cleared
12 69 (2.04%) CCNP
13 62 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
14 43 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
15 37 (1.09%) DV Cleared
16 35 (1.03%) CCA
17 32 (0.94%) VCP5
18 20 (0.59%) PhD
19 16 (0.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (8.18%) SLA
2 82 (2.42%) QA
3 16 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.059%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1992 (58.81%) Active Directory
2 1204 (35.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 561 (16.56%) Hyper-V
4 447 (13.20%) vSphere
5 371 (10.95%) XenApp
6 223 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
7 221 (6.52%) VMware ESX
8 131 (3.87%) XenServer
9 120 (3.54%) XenDesktop
10 95 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 65 (1.92%) VMware Server
12 60 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
13 56 (1.65%) Terminal Services
14 53 (1.56%) Xen
15 49 (1.45%) Terminal Server
16 47 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 37 (1.09%) DFS Replication
18 34 (1.00%) UAG
19 33 (0.97%) ISA Server
19 33 (0.97%) Samba
Systems Management
1 435 (12.84%) SCCM
2 327 (9.65%) SCOM
3 149 (4.40%) Backup Exec
4 99 (2.92%) WSUS
5 74 (2.18%) Nagios
6 63 (1.86%) Puppet
7 53 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 52 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
9 46 (1.36%) NetBackup
10 41 (1.21%) ZABBIX
11 36 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 30 (0.89%) SCOrch
12 30 (0.89%) ARCserve
13 29 (0.86%) Opsview
14 28 (0.83%) SCVMM
15 27 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
15 27 (0.80%) SELinux
16 25 (0.74%) logstash
16 25 (0.74%) Legato
17 24 (0.71%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1910 (56.39%) Microsoft
2 1801 (53.17%) VMware
3 1024 (30.23%) Citrix
4 818 (24.15%) Cisco
5 501 (14.79%) HP
6 267 (7.88%) Dell
7 258 (7.62%) NetApp
8 251 (7.41%) EMC
9 209 (6.17%) Red Hat
10 202 (5.96%) Symantec
11 171 (5.05%) Juniper
12 169 (4.99%) Oracle
13 160 (4.72%) Apple
14 115 (3.40%) Avaya
15 103 (3.04%) SolarWinds
16 101 (2.98%) CheckPoint
17 97 (2.86%) Veeam
18 80 (2.36%) IBM
19 60 (1.77%) Sophos
20 57 (1.68%) AppSense
West London
Premier IT
Salary: £3000 - £25000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 25-35k base + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
EXCELerate
Salary: To £36,000 plus Health care, life cover & pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + £Overtime + on-call + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago